E-Money is known for his expensive lifestyle and flamboyance but behind all the money spraying what does E-Money do?
This is not the first time E-Money (real name Emeka Okonkwo) has flaunted his riches publicly. The millionaire debuted his now infamous money gun in the month of April. The first occasion was at the Quilox birthday party of Fuji icon K1 D Ultimate. The second time E-Money used it was at the wedding reception of actor Mike Ezuruonye’s sister.
E-Money’s money spraying antics is leaving a nation currently facing hard economic times speechless. Even multi-millionaires such as Dangote, Adenuga and Otedola are not known to dole out such large amount of money in public.
E-Money’s extravagant lifestyle which includes an expensive mansion and a fleet of cars has led many to ask what is the source behind his wealth.
For those who do not know Emeka Okonkwo is the younger brother of pop act KCee. He is the money bag behind not only his brother’s resurgent career but of Harrysong and upcoming act Skiibii.
What does he do exactly? Well according to a 2014 feature on him in Vanguard, E-Money is described as “a billionaire,whose business stretches from real estate to the music industry.”
He is said to be the head of a company called Emmy Cargoes Nig. Limited which is reportedly a major player in the Nigerian shipping industry. The daily publication also claims that E-Money made his fortunes from real estate as well as oil and gas.
Born and raised in the slum of Ajegunle with his brother, E-Money tried his hands on a lot of business ventures before registering a company in clearing and forwarding. The company was called Borisa Nig. Ltd and it was established in 1997. The feature article in Vanguard was not clear on how E-Money grew this little business into an empire nearly a decade later.
E-Money has been married to his wife Juliet for six years. They have three sons. According to E-Money he met his wife in 2003 when he was struggling to make money.
“I was looking for a God-fearing lady who wasn't excessively concerned with material possessions and who I could plan with a future with. Fortunately, I found those qualities in her” E- Money told Sunday Punch in 2015. Four years later E-Money married Juliet.
Before becoming rich E-Money has always liked the finer things in life. “From the onset even before we had our breakthrough, I had already developed a predilection for luxury and flamboyant living” he told Punch in 2015. He also revealed that he has always had a flair for music as a songwriter and prefers to be at the background.
At the end of the day what we really know about E-Money is that he has a lot of money and likes spraying it. In a nation like ours that shouldn’t be too surprising.